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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 6 June 2014 (USA)
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A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.



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An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again...and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy! Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Live, Die, Repeat

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 June 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

All You Need Is Kill  »


Box Office


$178,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,760,246, 8 June 2014, Wide Release

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2.35 : 1
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Tom Cruise was one of the first people to learn about Emily Blunt's pregnancy. The cast and crew had to return a few months after principal photography had wrapped to do some pick-up shots. During the months between the two shoots, Blunt became pregnant and was only a few weeks along when they had to return for the additional filming. Because of the pregnancy, she opted to not do her own stunts for this portion of the shoot, but didn't tell anyone why, since the pregnancy was still in the early stages. This confused Cruise, since she had done most of her own stunts during principal photography. She revealed to him that she was in the early stages of pregnancy, which, according to her, made him the only person, besides her husband John Krasinski and one close friend, to know about the pregnancy. See more »


When Cage and Rita are training in the firing range, Cage is shooting in a 360 degree dynamic configuration (e.g. at opponents on all sides). Earlier we saw that the range is open at one end and clearly designed for a traditional static firing line. We are shown at one point that a bullet from Cage's weapon barely misses Rita. Shooting a fully automatic weapon in 360 degrees in such an unsafe fashion would not be permitted on a military base, as it would likely result in the death of Rita as well as the bystanders seen nearby. See more »


[last lines]
Rita Vrataski: [Cage walks up to her] Yes? What do you want?
[Cage smiles]
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Written by Jeremy Lublin, Stephan Lublin, Craig Bonich, Patrick Meyer and Nathan Post
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A Summer Blockbuster Not To Be Missed
22 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

One of the most ingenious film concepts ever created, a cross between 'Saving Private Ryan' and 'Groundhog Day', 'Edge of Tomorrow' is a gripping and clever blockbuster sci-fi thrill-ride accompanied with taut, fast-paced action and compelling direction. Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt form a perfect chemistry that takes them from the training ground, to the battlefield through to the action-bound finale in Paris. The premise of the time-loop has been used many times before, but this time round there are enough exciting visuals and dynamic storytelling skills employed to make this one thrilling (and unexpectedly comedic) flick that is unpredictable and expertly designed. A model of cinematic craftsmanship.

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